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Clough appointed to deliver first Alcore Production Plant in NSW

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Posted by Monica Gameng

Alcore Limited - a subsidiary of Australian Bauxite Limited - has awarded Clough Projects Australia to design and build the first Alcore Production Plant located in New South Wales.

“Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company and our expertise with technology readiness, front end engineering and EPC delivery will ensure a smooth transition for Alcore from the lab research stage to their first commercial plant,” Clough CEO and Managing Director Peter Bennett said.

Clough has been appointed to deliver the production plant because the company has undertaken the investigation of the Core Technology for several years and is now ready to deliver the Alcore project.

“Clough is an ideal partner for Alcore. Clough is well known for its commitment to safety and sustainability, whilst optimising productivity and costs at every phase of a project,” Alcore’s Chief Operating Officer Phillip Hall said.

Following a six-month test work, Alcore is now committed to build its first commercial plant where by-products from aluminium smelters will be converted to Aluminium Flouride (AIF3), which will then be sold back to the smelters as an essential electrolyte for smelting.

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Source: Clough; Australian Bauxite Limited; International Mining; Mining Magazine; Mining Weekly

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.